Catherine Bernard (1903 - 1986)

A photo of Catherine Bernard
Add photo
Catherine Bernard
1903 - 1986
Born
February 10, 1903
Death
August 1986
Last Known Residence
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11224
Summary
Catherine Bernard was born on February 10, 1903. She died in August 1986 at 83 years of age. We know that Catherine Bernard had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11224.
Updated: February 6, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Catherine is always remembered.
Update biobiography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Catherine's life so that she is always remembered.

Biography
Catherine Bernard
Most commonly known as
Catherine Bernard
Full name
Other names or aliases
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11224
Last known residence
Female
Gender
Catherine Bernard was born on
Birth
Catherine Bernard died in
Death
Catherine Bernard was born on
Catherine Bernard died in
Birth
Death
Heritage
Childhood
Adulthood

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Catherine Bernard?
View other bios of people named Catherine Bernard

Catherine's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Catherine Bernard
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Catherine's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Catherine.

Cancel

Share Catherine's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

Catherine Bernard passed away in August 1986 at age 83. She was born on February 10, 1903. There is no information about Catherine's family or relationships. We know that Catherine Bernard had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11224.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Catherine's lifetime.

In 1903, in the year that Catherine Bernard was born, the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1934, when she was 31 years old, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1956, she was 53 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1967, Catherine was 64 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1986, in the year of Catherine Bernard's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

Other Catherine Bernards

Other Bernards

Other Bios

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top